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Egypt shows Wing Loong UAV

19 October 2018

A still from footage released on 14 October shows one of Egypt’s Wing Loong UAVs carrying weapons, probably Blue Arrow-7 missiles. (Egyptian Ministry of Defence)A still from footage released on 14 October shows one of Egypt's Wing Loong UAVs carrying weapons, probably Blue Arrow-7 missiles. (Egyptian Ministry of Defence)The Egyptian military released the first imagery of one of its Chinese-made AVIC Wing Loong unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on 14 October as part of a video to mark the Egyptian Air Force's 45th anniversary.

The footage showed a single Wing Loong taking off from a desert airbase with one munition under each wing. The weapons appeared to be Blue Arrow 7 (BA-7) laser-guided missiles.

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